nounRhode Island & Southeastern Massachusetts
Origin of frappeAlteration of frappé.
- A frozen, fruit-flavored mixture that is similar to sherbet and served as a dessert or appetizer.
- A beverage, usually a liqueur, poured over shaved ice.
- In ballet, the hitting or striking of the foot on the floor.
Origin of frappeFrench, from past participle of frapper, to strike, chill, from Old French fraper, to strike, probably of imitative origin.
From French frappÃ©